Warner Bros. is Keeping Its Ending Secret

Ezra Miller as The Flash in the 2023 film.

Picture: Warner Bros./DC Comics

In two weeks Warner Bros. will finally release The Lightning, the superhero movie has been in development for a long time. A big part of the film’s marketing was to portray the film as an epic team of Ezra Miller Barry AllenMichael Keaton returns Batman and newcomer Sasha Calle as Supergirl. You’d think there’s nothing else in the movie that’s really surprising, assuming we know that general endpoint of the film (and at least a cameo appearance), but WB seems to be keeping quiet about some things.

Per diversityWB Reportedly Has a ‘Secret Ending’ It’s about keeping as much under control as possible, to the point where it’s only possible one The premiere was supposed to take place a few days before the film’s release. If the movie Premiered at CinemaCon April was missing a significant chunk of the final scene, and it ended pretty badlysuddenly. But more recently, WB is actively trying to hide everything that’s in the film’s closing moments: Ahead of CinemaCon, the final scene was changed a few times, and newer During the Burbank screenings, key elements were blurred. Reportedly, some of this can be attributed to Miller: reportedly WB wants to “keep its options open” in case it has to rewrite given its PR issues (and the ongoing problems that result from them). recovery process).

That’s an interesting contrast to how WB handled the last two DC Comics movies. The studio had no trouble delivering the appropriate performance cameos held Black Adam (Henry Cavill’s Superman) and Shazam: Fury of the Gods (Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman) in marketing for these films. Both Cameo appearances were intended as an incentive to get audiences to see those particular films, so the question about The Lightning is what is different here? Is it actually a major game changer or just a swamp standard? “We’re setting our flags for some future things that will do that.” Perhaps depending on how the next few months go”? We’ll find out when The Lightning hits theaters on June 16th.

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Zack Zwiezen

Zack Zwiezen is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Zack Zwiezen joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing zackzwiezen@ustimespost.com.

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